May 21 2009
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HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi Celebrates ASPCL's Bio-diversity Day with Green Initiative
Plans afoot to nurture biodiversity at the treatment plant in the industrial area, reducing dust and pollution
Ajman, May 21, 2009: In a ceremony organized by the Horticulture Department of Ajman, the Ajman Sewerage Private Company Limited (ASPCL) celebrated today the World Biological Diversity Day in the presence of HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and its major shareholders by planting trees around the ponds at the company's Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) in Ajman's Industrial Area.
HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, inaugurated the celebrations by planting the first palm tree in the area, underscoring the company's commitment to ecological sustainability and the Emirate's vision for a green future. ASPCL has disclosed it intends to irrigate the trees with water treated at the plant in order to minimize consumption of ground water.
The ceremony was followed by an extraordinary meeting of the shareholders to discuss the future strategies of ASPCL . Chaired by HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, the meeting expressed confidence that the Ajman Sewerage project would substantially contribute to the beautification and sustainable development of the Emirate of Ajman, especially thanks to the generous support from HH Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman.
HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman, ASPCL , pointed out that the trees planted in the area were good examples of cultivating biodiversity. " ASPCL will always be in the forefront of the effort to fully achieve the vision of a Green Ajman. Since the plant is located in the Industrial Area, the trees will also help reduce dust and resultant pollution in the area, besides providing a green and natural fence around the ponds at the plant," he added.
About Ajman Sewerage
Ajman Sewerage was established by virtue of the Exchange Act on May 1, 2002 by Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman. This partnership between the Government of Ajman and the leading international experts from the private sector has contributed in the establishment of the first-of-a-kind company in such a size in the region. Besides, the company will build, operate and maintain the sewerage network for 27.5 years.
Together on the path of "Go Green Ajman".
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